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in taxes. i love that story. >> then, everybody remember this moment? >> at this hour, american coalition forces are in the early stages of military operations to disarm iraq, free its people and defend the world from great danger. cenk: we all know how that movie turned out. i'll give you the exact cost and was it about oil? damning quotes from inside the addression. >> turns out we're not going to have any gun control. i'm lived about that. also this had. >> he was a popular junior, three sport athlete and aspiring rapper, shot to death inside a neighbor's home, taken for an intruder. cenk: we're going to debate that, should you shoot first and ask questions later if someone is in your house. go time. ♪ theme ♪ >> welcome to "the young turks." do you remember this dramatic moment in president obama's state of the union speech? >> deserves a vote, the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of oak creek and tucson and black berg and countless other communities ripped open by gun violence, they deserve a simple vote. cenk: that was the m
of social security tax are all slowing our progress to where we should be. >> michael: of course these companies would be hiring accountants now because they're making so much damn money because they're not paying enough wages to their workers. that's part and parcel of how it works. >> yes remember a fundamental tenant of the chicago school and i went to the chicago school is to get rid of unions, that means driving down wages. i just reported in my column in tax analysts, tax notes, if you take the average increase of income for the bottom 90% of americans from 1966 when lbj was president to 2011, it's $59. you measure that as one inch. the top ten percent line is 163 feet and the top 1% of the top percent. the mitt romney-bill gates crowd, five miles to one inch. >> michael: that's amazing. that's amazing. tell me, is this how things start? is there a reason to be optimistic? >> yes well, look, we got into this terrible situation because of three things. we had a president who said tax cuts will make everybody's income grow up. i have written and challenged the data, no, incom
you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. >> the motion is adopted without objection, the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. michael: the scene from the house floor where paul ryan's budget barely passed, two votes. it was 221-207 that sounds like 14 votes but it was two more than they actually needed. there was a small margin for this budget, a lot of republicans voting against it who you wouldn't have thought would, not a single democratic came out in support. the american people roundly rejected the ryan budget during the elections last year. ryan said it's not because of the budget that romney and mr. ryan lost, but there were other things that played there as well. let's listen to representative paul ryan. >> this is a good week for all us repres
to the people. in colorado they allow home growing and a low tax and washington does not allow home growing and a high tax. the big problem may be that their prices are so high that they're illegally in washington because it's cheaper. >> michael: you think about pot you would think that they would bring in someone who is for it. but you're opposed to the legislation. you wrote when they would flock to california to stock up. there is no way on earth the federal government would tolerate that and instead we'll see massive federal busts of legal growers and retailers no matter how legal their activity was under state law. no friend of marijuana legalization, is that part of the idea, to bring in people of different beliefs about marijuana? >> well, nobody asked anybody on our team what our beliefs were about marijuana. in the book, which is written by four members of the team. i'm the fourth author on it. the last chapters are what would you do. there are four different essays and there are four different conclusions. the california initiative had local taxation option. california marijuana
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